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Southland Global Pte Ltd

Natural rubber assessment
  • Latest update: March 2022
  • Next scheduled: March 2023

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Company assessment: Southland Global Pte Ltd – March 2022

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Score by disclosure type:

Total: 38.7% 44.93 / 116
  • Organisation: 11 / 28 39.3%
  • Policy: 26.5 / 55 48.2%
  • Practice: 7.4 / 33 22.5%
  • Self-reported: 5.4 / 33 16.5%
  • External: 2 / 33 6.1%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    5.5 / 10 55%
    • Organisation: 3 / 6 50%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 3 50%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • External: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • 1. Sustainable natural rubber policy or commitment for all its operations?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      2. Sustainable natural rubber policy or commitment applies to all suppliers?

      The company has published a sustainable natural rubber policy which applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company has a sustainability working group for managing its sustainability framework.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      4. One or more members within the board of the company have responsibility for sustainability?

      The board of the company has a responsibility to evaluate the effectiveness of the sustainability working group.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      5. Percentage or number of women in senior management team?

      4 - Gender balance is not directly reported by company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      7. Member of multiple industry schemes or other external initiatives to reduce negative environmental or social outcomes associated with natural rubber production?

      [Externally verified] The company is a member of RTAS, SICCRA, IRGS initiatives.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      8. Collaboration with stakeholders to reduce negative environmental or social outcomes associated with natural rubber production?

      The company has collaborated with RAOT to promote its objectives to suppliers who are rubber farmers. However, limited information found.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company's latest sustainability report was published in 2020.

    • N
      0 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company reports to have prepared reports in accordance with GRI standards but does not specify Core or Comprehensive option, hence no points can be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    3.18 / 17 18.7%
    • Organisation: 2.5 / 11 22.7%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Practice: 0.2 / 4 4.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.2 / 4 4.5%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      12. Lists countries and operations?

      Processing facilities: Thailand, Indonesia, Cote D'Ivoire.

    • 13. Lists countries sourcing from?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 14. Total land area managed/controlled for natural rubber (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 15. Total natural rubber planted area (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 16. Scheme smallholders/outgrowers planted area (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 17. Unplanted area (areas designated for future planting) (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 18. Conservation set-aside area, including HCV area (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 19. Maps of estates/management units?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 20. Management plans for natural rubber production are available for all estates/management units?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 21. Monitoring of management plan implementation available for all estates/management units?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 22. Maps of scheme/outgrower smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      23. Names and locations of all third-party supplying industrial estates/management units?

    • N
      0 / 1

      24. List of jurisdictions where sourcing from smallholders?

      The company has specified that the processing factories must declare the source of supply by district or by appropriate jurisdictional level. However, the company has not clearly provided a list of jurisdictions.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      25. Number of company owned natural rubber processing facilities?

      22 - The company has reported 17 processing factories across Thailand and five in Indonesia.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      26. Names and locations of company owned natural rubber processing facilities?

      The company only provides the names and a static map of company-owned natural rubber processing facilities.

    • N
      0 / 1

      27. Number (or percentage) of company-owned processing facilities that source from company-owned operations and/or third parties?

    • N
      0 / 1

      28. Reports total volumes (or percentages) sourced by company-owned processing facilities that come from company's own operations and/or third-parties?

    • N
      0 / 1

      29. Number of third party supplying processing facilities?

    • N
      0 / 1

      30. Names and locations of all third party supplying processing facilities?

    • N
      0 / 1

      31. Number (or percentage) of third party supplying processing facilities that source from their own plantations and/or third party plantations?

    • N
      0 / 1

      32. Reports total volume (or percentages) sourced from third-party supplying processing facilities that come from the supplying facilities' own operations and/or third parties?

    • 33. Total volume (or percentage) sourced for manufacturing that comes from intermediary traders rather than directly from processing facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 34. Time-bound commitment to achieve 100% traceability to processing facility level?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 35. Percentage of supply traceable to processing facility level?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      36. Time-bound commitment to achieve 100% traceability to industrial plantation level?

      The company only commits to support raw materials suppliers and cooperate with them in tracing natural rubber to the point of origin as much as possible.

    • P
      0.18 / 1

      37. Percentage of supply from own processing facilities traceable to industrial plantation level?

      The company reports the traceability to point of origin is 0.18%.

    • N
      0 / 1

      38. Percentage of supply from third-party processing facilities traceable to industrial plantation level?

    • N
      0 / 1

      39. Time-bound commitment to achieve 100% traceability to jurisdictional level for smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

      40. Percentage of supply from own processing facilities traceable to smallholder at jurisdictional level?

    • N
      0 / 1

      41. Percentage of supply from third party processing facilities traceable to smallholders at jurisdictional level?

  • Certification standards/Sustainability initiatives Certification standards/Sustainability initiatives
    2 / 3 66.7%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 0 / 0 0%
    • Practice: 1 / 2 50%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 1 / 2 50%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      42. Member of the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR)?

      [Externally verified] The company is a member of GPSNR. This has been verified via the GPSNR website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      43. Submitted self-declaration form for the Sustainable Natural Rubber Initiative (SNR-i)?

      The company has submitted a self-declaration form for SNR-i.

    • 44. Percentage area (ha) FSC certified?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 45. Time-bound plan for achieving FSC FM certification of estates/management units?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 46. Percentage of scheme/outgrower smallholders (ha) FSC-certified?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 47. Time-bound plan for achieving FSC certification of scheme/outgrower smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      48. Percentage of natural rubber supply (tonnes) from independent smallholders/outgrowers/third-party natural rubber suppliers that is FSC-certified?

    • 49. Percentage of all natural rubber products handled/traded/processed (tonnes) that is FSC-certified?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 50. Percentage area (ha) PEFC certified (excluding FSC certified area)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 51. Certified under voluntary sustainability certification scheme?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 52. Commitment to become 100% certified under voluntary sustainability certification scheme?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    1.5 / 10 15%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 7 21.4%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • 53. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      54. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems applies to all suppliers?

    • 55. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      56. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to no deforestation.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      57. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion?

      The company has only specified the criteria that are not to be deforested. No cut-off date is included, hence partial scoring.

    • 58. Evidence of monitoring deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      59. Evidence of monitoring deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion in supplier operations?

      The company has conducted the supplier self-assessment exercise at five of its factories to gain insights into how their raw material suppliers operate and their business activities. The supplier self-assessment comprises the questions related to sustainability including deforestation. However, no information was found for monitoring deforestation in suppliers' operations.

    • 60. Amount of deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion recorded in own operations since cut-off date?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      61. Amount of deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion recorded in supplier operations since cut-off date?

    • 62. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      63. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

    • 65. Biodiversity policy?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      66. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

    • 67. Identified species of conservation concern, referencing international or national system of species classification?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 68. Examples of species and/or habitat conservation management?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 69. Commitment to no hunting or only sustainable hunting of species?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      70. Commitment to no hunting or only sustainable hunting of species applies to all suppliers?

      The company only provides a commitment to sustainable hunting for its Indonesian operations, however, the commitment does not apply to all suppliers.

    • 71. Commitment to protect areas from illegal activities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      72. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities applies to all suppliers?

    • 73. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    0 / 5 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 4 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 1 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 1 0%
    • External: 0 / 1 0%
    • 74. Commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      75. Commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments applies to all suppliers?

      The company supports long-term ecosystem preservation programs to identify and manage forests and other natural ecosystems aimed at no degradation of forest lands with approaches based on the high conservation values (HCVs) and high carbon stock (HCS).

    • 76. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available for all new plantings since 1st April 2019?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 77. High Conservation Value (HCV) management and monitoring plans available for all new plantings since 1st April 2019?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 78. Commitment to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) approach?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      79. Commitment to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach applies to all suppliers?

      The company has not clearly specified the HCS Approach.

    • 80. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 81. Peer review of all High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments undertaken since April 2015 by the HCSA Quality Assurance Process?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      82. Commitment to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs)?

    • N
      0 / 1

      83. Commitment to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs) applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      84. Social and environmental impact assessment (SEIAs) undertaken, and associated management and monitoring plans?

  • Soils, fire and GHG emissions Soils, fire and GHG emissions
    3.5 / 9 38.9%
    • Organisation: 1 / 2 50%
    • Policy: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • External: 0 / 1 0%
    • 85. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      86. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to no planting on peat of any depth.

    • 87. Landbank or planted area on peat (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 88. Implementation of commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 89. Commitment to best management practices for soils and peat?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      90. Commitment to best management practices for soils and peat applies to all suppliers?

    • 91. Evidence of best management practices for soils and peat?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 92. Commitment to best/sustainable tapping practices?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      93. Commitment to best/sustainable tapping practices applies to all suppliers?

    • 94. Evidence of best/sustainable tapping practices?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 95. Commitment to zero burning?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      96. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company does not support suppliers who use the slash-and-burn method to prepare land for rubber cultivation. However no explicit commitment to zero burning is reported.

    • 97. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 98. Details/number of hotspots/fires in company estates/management units?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      99. Details/number of hotspots/fires in suppliers operations/jurisdictions?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      100. Time-bound commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity?

      The company commits to reduce CO2 emissions intensity by more than 20% by the year 2030. However, the commitment only applies to Indonesian operations and therefore�does not cover all natural rubber operations, hence partial scoring.�.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      101. GHG emissions intensity?

      GHG emissions intensity 0.174 Ton CO2 / Ton of production.

    • 102. GHG emissions from land use change?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      103. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports progress in GHG intensity but intensity not improving. The information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      104. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company reports that GHG emissions have been calculated using the company's own method for Scope 1 and 2 in 2020. However, no the details of the methodology are not specified.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    3 / 11 27.3%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • Practice: 2 / 4 50%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 4 50%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      105. Time-bound commitment to improve water use intensity?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      106. Water use intensity?

      The company reports water use figures but not as intensity.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      107. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company reports progress but not as intensity figures and the information is not externally verified.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      108. Time-bound commitment to improve water quality (BOD or COD)?

      The company has a commitment to improve water quality by conforming with local BOD and COD levels, but the commitment is not time-bound.

    • N
      0 / 1

      109. Progress towards commitment on water quality (BOD or COD)?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      110. Treatment of effluents from processing facilities?

      The company treats effluents from natural rubber processing facilities and also adopts the closed-loop wastewater treatment system. The information is not externally verified.

    • 111. Treatment of effluents from manufacturing facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 112. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 113. Implementation of commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      114. Reducing odours from natural rubber processing or manufacuring facilities?

      The company has specified ways to reduce odours from its STR natural rubber processing facilities. The information is not externally verified.

    • 115. Commitment to minimise the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      116. Commitment to minimise the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers, applies to all suppliers?

    • 117. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      118. Commitment to no use of paraquat applies to all suppliers?

    • 119. Commitment to no use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      120. Commitment to no use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides applies to all suppliers?

    • 121. Commitment to no use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      122. Commitment to no use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention applies to all suppliers?

    • 123. Chemical usage per ha or list of chemicals used?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 124. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 125. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    17.75 / 30 59.2%
    • Organisation: 3 / 5 60%
    • Policy: 14 / 19 73.7%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 6 12.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 6 12.5%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      126. Commitment to human rights?

      The company commits to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights as well as, it also commits to human rights principles as part of being UN Global Compact member.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      127. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights as well as, it also commits to human rights principles as part of being UN Global Compact member.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      128. Progress on human rights commitment?

      The company has specified that it has started communicating the human rights policy to its employees through the Compliance Program. It has also, formulated the policy implementation plan to put the policy into action to strengthen human rights and labor practices. Information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      129. Commitment to respect Indigenous and local communities' rights?

      The company commits to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

    • N
      0 / 1

      130. Commitment to indigenous and local communities' rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits for all entities to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      131. Commitment to respect legal and customary land tenure rights?

      The company commits to respect legal and customary land tenure rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      132. Commitment to legal and customary land rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to respect ownership and land use rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      133. Commitment to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC)?

      The company commits to respect FPIC.

    • N
      0 / 1

      134. Commitment to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all entities to respect FPIC, it is unclear whether the policy covers suppliers or not, hence no points can be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

      135. Details on Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) process available?

    • N
      0 / 1

      136. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • N
      0 / 1

      137. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • 138. Supports the inclusion of women across natural rubber operations, including addressing barriers faced?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 139. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 140. Progress on commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 141. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 142. Progress on commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      143. Commitment to provide business/work opportunities for local communities?

      The company commits to providing local employment opportunities for local communities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      144. Commitment to Fundamental ILO Conventions or Free and Fair Labour Principles?

      The company commits to the ILO's Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      145. Commitment to Fundamental ILO Conventions or Free and Fair Labour Principles applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to the ILO's Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.

    • N
      0 / 1

      146. Progress on commitment to respect all workers' rights?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      147. Commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment?

      The company commits to prevent employment-related discrimination based on gender.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      148. Commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to prevent employment-related discrimination based on gender.

    • N
      0 / 1

      149. Progress on commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment?

    • N
      0 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      151. Percentage or number of women employees?

      The company reports 22% and 47.13% women in its Indonesian and Thailand region respectively.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      152. Commitment to pay a living wage?

      The company only commits to pay minimum wage only.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      153. Commitment to pay a living wage applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to pay minimum wage only.

    • N
      0 / 1

      154. Progress on commitment to pay a living wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      155. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      156. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company commits to address health and safety at work for all workers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Commitment to address occupational health and safety applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits to address health and safety at work for all workers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      158. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      159. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      4.98 - The company has reported the injury frequency rate (IFR) of 7.40 and lost time injury frequency rate (LTFR) of 4.98. LTIFR: Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate ([Number of lost time injuries in the reporting period] x 1,000,000) / (Total hours worked in the reporting period).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      160. Number of fatalities as a result of work-based accidents?

      1 - The company reports the number of fatalities for natural rubber operations.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    3.75 / 14 26.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 5 60%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 8 9.4%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 8 9.4%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      161. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company commits to support smallholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      162. Percentage of supply from smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

      163. Programme to support scheme smallholders/outgrowers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      164. Percentage of scheme smallholders/outgrowers involved in programme?

    • N
      0 / 1

      165. Programme to support independent smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

      166. Percentage of independent smallholders involved in programme?

    • N
      0 / 1

      167. Process used to engage smallholder suppliers on compliance with company's policy and/or legal requirements?

    • N
      0 / 1

      168. Number or percentage of smallholder suppliers engaged on compliance with company's policy and/or legal requirements?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      169. Process used to prioritise, assess and/or engage non-smallholder suppliers on compliance with company's policy and/or legal requirements?

      The company conducts suppliers self-assessment to prioritise, assess and engage non-smallholder suppliers on policy compliance.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      170. Number or percentage of non-smallholder suppliers assessed and/or engaged on compliance with company's policy and/or legal requirements?

      35% - The company reports that 35% of active approved raw material suppliers completed the self-assessment exercise. Information is not externally verified.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      171. Suspension or exclusion criteria for non-smallholder suppliers?

      The company only states criteria with no timeframes for steps taken.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      172. Time-bound action plans (including Key Performance Indicators) for suppliers to be in compliance with natural rubber sourcing commitments?

      The compliance is based on self-assessment by suppliers only.

    • N
      0 / 1

      173. Proportion of direct and indirect supply that comes from natural rubber plantations which are compliant with natural rubber sourcing policies?

    • N
      0 / 1

      174. Percentage of supply coming from agroforestry?

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    4.75 / 7 67.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 5 80%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 2 37.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 2 37.5%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      175. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company commits to ethical conduct and the prohibition of corruption.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      176. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to ethical conduct and the prohibition of corruption.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      177. Progress on commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company is providing training to employees and the governance body members on a yearly basis to implement its anti-bribery and corruption policies. The company also conducts an internal audit to follow up the result of the Anti-Corruption Policy and its implementation on a regular basis. Information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      178. Disclosure of the company’s management approach to tax and payments to governments?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a whistleblowing policy and procedure.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      180. Own grievance or complaints system open to all stakeholders?

      The company has a whistleblowing system open to all stakeholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

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